College athlete compensation, deal making and branding: Industry’s top voices to share expertise on critical issues

WHAT:          Cornell ILR Sports Leadership Summit will celebrate the innovators and trailblazers who have helped to shape the modern sports industry, and create a dialogue around key issues shaping the future of sports WHEN:          Monday, Sept. 18, 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. WHERE:        The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E. 42nd St […]

Inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as President of Cornell University

WHAT:          Cornell University celebrates the inauguration of Martha E. Pollack WHEN:          Thursday, Aug. 24 and Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 WHERE:        Cornell University, Ithaca Campus MEDIA:         Media members planning to attend must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-6121 or lmh267@cornell.edu by noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. ITHACA, N.Y. – The inauguration of Martha E. […]

Ancient grains making a gourmet comeback in NYC, journalists can get private taste

Untitled at the Whitney Museum to offer sample menu with Cornell researchers and NYC organizers leading the organic grains movement on hand WHAT:          Media-only lunch to feature ancient wheat varieties growing in popularity at New York City artisanal bakeries, restaurants and farmers markets. These grains promote sustainable agriculture, feature robust flavors, and benefit farmers economically. […]

Journalists get sneak peek of new ARK equine and aviary facilities at JFK

Get behind-the-scenes tour of the newly completed Equine Import Quarantine and Aviary and meet the veterinarian who ensures animal safety for The ARK at JFK WHO:            Journalists get a first look at The ARK’s Equine Import Quarantine and Aviary, opening June 2017, and meet the Cornell University veterinarian, Linda Mittel, who helped develop the biosecurity […]

President Pollack, Joe Biden to highlight Graduation Weekend

WHAT:          Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack’s first Commencement address and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s Senior Convocation address highlight Cornell’s Commencement Weekend. WHEN:          Saturday, May 27, noon to 1p.m., Sunday, May 28, 10 a.m. to noon. WHERE:        Schoellkopf Stadium, Ithaca Campus MEDIA:         Media members must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s […]

Cornell University trustees to meet in Ithaca, May 26-27

WHAT:          Cornell Board of Trustees meetings. WHEN:          May 26-27, 2017 WHERE:        Myron Taylor Hall and Statler Hall, Cornell campus NOTE:           Some committee sessions are open to the public (see details below). Passes to the open session of the Cornell University Board of Trustees meeting, Friday, May 26, are available to news […]

Rebuilding NYC: Sustainable fixes for crumbling city infrastructure

WHAT:          Engineers, NYC government leaders, infrastructure investors and Cornell University sustainability experts to address ways to rebuild crumbling urban infrastructure systems at day-long collaborative event WHEN:          Tuesday, May 23, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. WHERE:        26 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York MEDIA:         Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s […]

Ann Druyan to introduce famed UK astronomer at lecture exploring Earth’s future

WHAT:          The first Carl Sagan Distinguished Lecture will feature the United Kingdom’s Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees, to talk about Earth’s vulnerabilities, possibilities and future. Ann Druyan, an Emmy and Peabody-award winning science communicator and Carl Sagan Institute board member, will speak ahead of Rees at the event. WHEN:          Monday, May 8, 7 p.m. […]

“Side by Side:” Artist to unveil large installation on inclusion, empathy

WHAT:          Artist Pepón Osorio unveils large sculptural and media installation, “Side by Side,” at Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial event WHEN:          Thursday, April 20, from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. WHERE:        2nd Floor, Rand Hall, East MEDIA:         The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to […]

Audio landscapes take listeners to Manhattan before it was Manhattan

Experience Manhattan’s natural world before the Dutch arrived during journalists-only audio showcase and virtual reality immersion premiere WHO:            Creators of “Calling Thunder: The Unsung History of Manhattan” project unveil soundscapes and 360 experience of the natural world of Manhattan island before the Dutch arrival with a formal audio presentation, and break-out sessions for journalists to […]